Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Short Takes

President Obama will lay out his plans for Afghanistan next Tuesday. Look for an increase in troop and an explanation of his exit strategy.

A lot of people were killed in an election massacre in the Philippines.

Almost a quarter of the mortgages in the country are under water; meaning the debt is more than the asset is worth.

Saab Story — General Motors will decide what to do about the Swedish car division next week now that the deal has fallen through.

The White House holds the first state dinner of the Obama administration. (And the righties get it wrong about the guest list.)

“Audit Exception” — Two words no City of Miami official wants to hear.

Get ’em while they’re hot — Scott Rothstein’s settlements went to a hedge fund.